Des Moines Refugee Center

Parent Organization: Lutheran Services in Iowa

Location Information

3200 University Ave, Des Moines, IA, USA

Phone 5152717335 | Fax 5152717340

LSI’s Refugee Community Services provides education, family services, and economic development programs to refugees to help them get started on their path to citizenship and build a new life in Iowa.


  • Global Greens: connects refugee farmers to agriculture and food production in Iowa.
  • Child Care Program: assists refugee women to become child care providers in their community.
  • Citizenship Education
  • English as a Second Language (ESL) classes
  • Career Development
  • Services for Elderly Refugees
  • Culturally-informed mental health and wellness support


Refugee living in Iowa.


Monday- Friday 8:30 am – 4:30 pm


No Cost to Participant

Handicap Accessible: No

Appointment Needed: No

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